Martin County Newswire

Martin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Martin County, IN.

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  1. Man pleads not guilty in triple-slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | Williamson Daily News Online

    A Williamson man accused of fatally shooting three people on March 23 pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing in a Martin County, Kentucky, court on Thursday.

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  2. Loogootee Man Arrested after Fleeing from Police on a MotorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Deputies with the Dubois and Martin County Sheriff's Departments and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers, were in the Portersville area on a detail when a Dubois County Sheriff's Department deputy saw a speeding 1985 Honda Mana V30 pass an all-terrain vehicle in a no-passing zone at 1:20 p.m. The deputy activated his emergency lights for a traffic stop, but the driver continued northbound on Portersville Bridge Road into Daviess County. Deputies learned the driver 34-year-old Ryan T. Fields, was driving while never being licensed and had a suspended driver's license.

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  3. Martin County Deputy, Bedford Man Injured In AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A Martin County deputy was injured Saturday after a driver apparently fell asleep and crossed the centerline striking the sheriff department's Humvee. Reserve Deputy Jason Greene was driving the Humvee escorting the 2018 Jeep & Bike Ride when he stopped to assist at a property damage accident near the intersection of Red School Road and U.S. 50 at about 3:22 p.m. After the completion of the investigation, Greene left the scene of the accident proceeded to head west on US Highway 50. At about 4:10 p.m., the Humvee was struck on the driver's side when a silver Subaru, being driven by Ethan Aubrey of Bedford, crossed the center line.

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  4. Jury Finds Nathan Baker Guilty On All 7 CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... counts of theft and a felony charge of auto theft. At approximately 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Martin County Deputy Kevin McBeth arrived at 8030 Fred Sims Road, north of Dover Hill to see if he could find Tharp. While checking a detached ...

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  5. The Murder Trial of Nathan Baker Continues With Closing Arguments TodayRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 17 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... the defense was unable to present its side until Friday. At approximately 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Martin County Deputy Kevin McBeth arrived at 8030 Fred Sims Road, north of Dover Hill to see if he could find Tharp. While checking a ...

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  6. Lawrence County Sheriff to Testify in Nathan Baker Murder Trial TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... of felony theft and a felony charge of auto theft. At approximately 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Martin County Deputy Kevin McBeth arrived at 8030 Fred Sims Road, north of Dover Hill to see if he could find Tharp. While checking a detached ...

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  7. Martin County Sheriff's Department 2018 Jeep & Bike Ride SaturdayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 11 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The ride will begin at 1 p.m. with the first stop at Mustering Elm Park in Trinity Springs; where Bill Greene of the Martin County Historical Society will offer a historical presentation. This presentation is open to the public.

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  8. June 6, 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 6 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... (Butler) Spurgeon in French Lick. He was married to Bonnie Wilcoxen. Bill lived and worked most of his life in Martin County. He loved his work fixing tractors and was a self- taught welder. He loved to squirrel hunt and fish with his good friend, ...

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  9. Bedford Woman Arrested After Crashing Vehicle TwiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    At 8:30 a.m., Martin County Sheriff deputies were called to an accident at the JayC Food Store with a vehicle fleeing the scene. Ten minutes later deputies were alerted that the vehicle that fled the first accident had crashed into some trash cans and the support beam at Bo Mac's Drive-In.

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  10. Foot Patrol in Shoals Results in Arrest of Three People on Drug ChargesRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    On Monday, at 12:05 a.m., Martin County Sheriff's Office Deputy Tyler Reed was on foot patrol on an access lane off of Spout Springs Road in Shoals when he noticed a vehicle in the parking area at the end of the road. When he got close enough, he watched the occupants pass back and forth a glass smoking pipe used to ingest meth.

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  11. Shoals Man Arrested after Allegedly Raping Teenage BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... raph test, which police say he failed. Tuttle was arrested on a felony charge of rape and is being held in the Martin County ail without bond.

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  12. Details Released In Injury Accident On US 50Read the original story

    May 11, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Six people were injured in a three-vehicle accident on US 50 between Loogootee and Shoals, west of the Martin County Fairgrounds on Wednesday afternoon. According to police, a 2010 Chevrolet van, driven by Amanil Kahsay of Indianapolis, was traveling west on US 50 when the van went off the roadway and struck the guardrail.

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  13. Crash Closed US 50 between Loogootee and Shoals Wednesday NightRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A three-vehicle accident on US 50 at Brickyard Road, west of the Martin County 4-H fairgrounds, closed the highway Wednesday night.

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  14. Daviess and Martin County ResultsRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    In Daviess County Gary Allison defeated Troy Fuhs by 110 votes in Tuesday's Republican Primary Election for Daviess County Sheriff. In Martin County, the Democrat winner for Shoals Town Clerk was Sierra Rutledge with 53 percent.

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  15. Two Arrested In Shoals After Traffic StopRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The Martin County Sheriff's Department arrested two Shoals residents on drug charges on Tuesday night following a traffic stop on US 50 in Shoals.

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  16. April 27, 2018Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Alfred Dean Walls, 87, of Shoals, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at The Timbers in Jasper. He was born on September 25, 1930 in Martin County to Joseph and Neva Walls.

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  17. Sex Offender Registry Address Verification Leads To Two ArrestsRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    On Saturday, Martin County Police conducted an address verification on a registered sex offender in Loogootee that lead to a search warrant and two arrests. At 6:49 p.m. Martin County Deputy Deputy Tyler Reed was conducting an address verification on a registered sex offender south, of Loogootee.

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  18. Legislature to decide how small is too smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Daily Journal

    A few weeks ago I wrote about a bill to force township consolidation. That bill never got a hearing by the Indiana House of Representatives.

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  19. Martin County Police Seize 4 Grams Meth During Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Two land in jail after Martin County Police find more than 4 grams of meth during a traffic stop early Thursday morning. Martin County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Reed was on patrol on US 50, east of Loogootee around 2:47 a.m. when he noticed a driver commit a moving violation.

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  20. Loogootee ArrestsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Loogootee Police arrested 38-year-old Nicholas Guy of Loogootee Friday on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance, unlawful possession of a syringe, operating a vehicle while intoxicated on a controlled substance, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangerment. The Loogootee Police Department's K-9 Roxy, the Martin County Sheriff's Department and the Indiana State Police Assisted with the arrest.

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